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Jacob in the middle



Jacob in the middle

Jacob and his brother E sau
Took his father´s blessing on both knees
Took it from his brother
Jumping into god´s spotlight
Third world birthright.

Like a fatboy does humour
In the shade of La´ban
Shamelessly stealing the show
So Rebekah and Isaac sent him east
In the shade of Lab´an

To seek old relations
Meet his heart in rachel
Sins and good deeds
tended by a god who
Ushered him unto spreading his seed
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Throughapoetseye.blogspot.comSimon Bernard Elliott.International poetry.It´s about creativity and real expression.I am a traveller, I´ve lived all over the world. Always in close proximity to nature and poetry. I´ve written since I was sixteen now I am 31. I aim to open people´s eyes with my poetry. I aim to entertain and also to provoke reactions. If I can do any of these things- I think the hours spent writing will all be worth it. more…

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